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  • HUMINT: Honesty Wins

    09/04/2007 3:39:04 PM PDT · by humint · 4 replies · 288+ views
    human intelligence ^ | 04 September 2007 | humint
    Judaeo-Christian values are considered by many in the West to be what separates modern civilization from intellectual, moral and spiritual chaos of the societies that threaten and denigrate the West. Honesty and fidelity are indeed the Judaeo-Christian values on record. While these traits observably exist among Western-Western relations, do not credit Westerners for the invention of honesty and fidelity. Instead, Westerners discovered the success of such behavior through the trials and tribulation of disease, famine and war. The genius of Western Civilization is not contained in individual piety found among Western prophets but instead derives from a collective genius, repeatedly...
  • What Is Wrong With the NKJV?

    03/20/2003 1:31:04 PM PST · by Commander8 · 198 replies · 304+ views
    QUESTION: What is wrong with the New King James Version (NKJV)? All it does is modernize the words of the King James Bible, right? Why should I read the King James and not the helpful New King James?
  • Say No To Amendment 9 [Florida, "class-size"]

    11/02/2002 8:32:33 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 7 replies · 347+ views
    Tampa Tribune ^ | Nov 3, 2002 | IRA J. PAUL
    Say No To Amendment 9By IRA J. PAUL Special for The Tampa TribunePublished: Nov 3, 2002Florida voters will have a chance Tuesday to vote on the latest silver-bullet proposal to fix public education, a constitutional amendment known as Amendment 9, which would limit the size of classes in our public schools. As a public school teacher with more than 25 years of experience in the Miami-Dade public school system, I am going to vote ``no.'' I would urge my colleagues in the profession and all citizens of this state who are concerned about the quality of public education in Florida...
  • The Campaign to Control America’s Vote [PFAW alert!]

    10/20/2002 7:50:17 AM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 31 replies · 751+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | October 2002 | Patrick J. Reilly
      The Campaign to Control America's VoteLiberal Group Leads Fight Against Bush Judicial Nominees and School ChoiceBy Patrick J. ReillySummary: Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen is the latest victim of People for the American Way's campaign against President Bush's judicial nominees. On September 5, the Senate Judiciary Committee in a 10-9 party-line vote rejected her nomination to the Fifth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. When the electronic voting machines introduced in last month's Florida primary elections failed to correct the voting irregularities that appeared during the state's 2000 presidential election, People for the American Way (PFAW)...
  • Report: One Florida work not finished (Jeb's education plan IS working)

    10/19/2002 9:26:13 AM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 13 replies · 222+ views
    Report: One Florida work not finishedBy Michael Peltier Tallahassee correspondentJuly 7, 2002 TALLAHASSEE Four years ago, political observers said Gov. Jeb Bush had put his political life on the line when he abolished traditional affirmative action protections in college admission and the awarding of state government contracts. "It's politically risky," University of South Florida political researcher Susan McManus said in the days following Bush's unveiling of One Florida Initiative. "It's either going to work or it isn't and it will be very easy to tell." One Florida sparked a firestorm of protest, including a march on the capital by...
  • GOP urges dire class-size message

    10/17/2002 9:28:34 AM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 12 replies · 345+ views
    FLORIDA TODAY ^ | Oct 16, 2002 | Paige St. John
    <p>TALLAHASSEE -- Republican Party officials are wrestling with their own poll that shows Gov. Jeb Bush has failed to convince voters that schools are better funded and taxes are lower.</p> <p>60 percent of voters favor the class-size initiative even when told it might cost $30 billion.</p>